Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Viki Eagle

This November we are highlighting Native Bruin Viki Eagle, a third-year PhD student in the  Department of Anthropology, from the Sicangu Lakota Nation.  Viki Eagle identifies as Sicangu Lakota and half Japanese, from the Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Ute lands known as Denver, CO. Her current sub-fields are in Sociocultural Anthropology and in the American Indian … Read more

Photography Talk with Antonio Turok

COMUNIDADES INDÍGENAS EN RESISTENCIA EN MÉXICO Y CAMBIO SOCIAL EN CENTROAMÉRICA: 30 AÑOS DE FOTOGRAFÍA PARTICIPATIVA POR ANTONIO TUROK ************************************ Speaker: Antonio Turok Commentators: Shannon Speed and David Bacon Moderator: Gaspar Rivera-Salgado Register via Zoom: https://bit.ly/3A3O7hy

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Elizabeth FastHorse

This September we are highlighting Native Bruin Elizabeth FastHorse, Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, A 2011, 2014, 2018 graduate and current PhD UCLA Native Bruin. Miiyuyam! Notung Elizabeth FastHorse. Noon Payomkawish. Nopiiwin Wa$xayam. Elizabeth FastHorse. Is a tribal member from the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians. She grew up on the Rincon Indian Reservation with … Read more

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Ṫośa Two Heart

This August we are highlighting Native Bruin Ṫośa Two Heart, Oglala Lakota. A 2012 UCLA Native Graduate. Ṫośa Two Heart holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UCLA and a Master of Business Administration from Bentley University. Ṫośa has spent most of her professional career serving Native communities. She is currently the Director of … Read more

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Caleb Dunlap

This July we are highlighting Native Bruin Caleb Dunlap, Anishinaabe. A 2009 UCLA Native Graduate. Caleb Dunlap (he/him), known to his people as Baadwewidan, is Anishinaabe from Northern Minnesota and a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe. A 2009 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles in American Indian … Read more

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Stephen Andrew Pilcher

This June we are highlighting Native Bruin Stephen Andrew Pilcher who is Oglala Lakota and Mexican descent. A 2017 graduate.. Stephen Andrew Pilcher (he/him) was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is of Oglala Lakota (Pine Ridge Reservation) and Mexican descent. In 2013, Stephen was a cohort member of the inaugural Native and … Read more

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Heather Torres

This April we are highlighting Native Bruin Heather Torres, a citizen of the San Ildefonso Pueblo, who also comes from the Diné and Mexican peoples. A graduate of 2011 with a BA in English and American Indian Studies, cum laude, and a 2017 JD, specialization in Critical Race Studies. A “Bruin4Life,” Heather Torres Esq. is … Read more

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Tazbah Rose Chavez

This March we are highlighting Native Bruin Tazbah Rose Chavez from the Bishop Paiute Tribe. Tazbah Rose Chavez is a performance poet turned director and television writer. She is currently a Co-producer on FX’s new series Reservation Dogs, a former Story Editor on NBCUniversal’s Rutherford Falls and was a staffer writer for SyFy’s Resident Alien. … Read more

Native Bruins: Past, Present & Emerging – Wendy Red Star

This February we are highlighting Native Bruin Wendy Red Star from the Apsáalooke (Crow) Nation. Raised on the Apsáalooke (Crow) reservation in Montana, Wendy Red Star’s work is informed both by her cultural heritage and her engagement with many forms of creative expression, including photography, sculpture, video, fiber arts, and performance. An avid researcher of … Read more